Sankaran Sundaresan

Norman John Sollenberger Professor in Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering


Office: E-Quad, A315

Phone: 609-258-4583

Research interests: Granular and multiphase flow; chemical reactor design, stability and dynamics; origin and hierarchy of meso-scale structures in two-phase flows; coarsened equations of motion for two-phase flows; contact stresses in granular assemblies; role of static electrification on gas-particle flows


  • portrait of Sundaresan

    Sundaresan recognized for lifetime achievement in chemical engineering

  • Prismatic graphic with words "Commendation for Outstanding Teaching"

    Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

  • Three innovative projects selected to receive funding from the Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund

  • image of power grid and water bubbles

    E-ffiliates program funds efforts to safeguard the power grid and pull drinking water from air

  • Award winners pose with Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber

    Teachers’ passion helps set life trajectories

  • A series of flames demonstrates a transition as fuels are subjected to low-temperature oxidation prior to their introduction to a high-temperature flame. This transition has implications for the properties of the flames, including burning rates and emissions. Such investigations into the fundament science of combustion will contribute to the development of innovative energy conversion processes and transformational technologies at Princeton.

    $20 million, multi-institution grant tackles problems of fossil energy


  • Applied Math

  • Applied Physics

  • Bioengineering and Health


  • Professor and student work together in lab setting.

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Faculty member, seated at end of row of colleagues, leads panel discussion.

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Researchers, dressed in white suits, work in "clean room" lab under yellow light.

    Princeton Materials Institute